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for over 400 years. it is a very urban environment. it is not like some of the areas for long island and recent histories with houses way out onto beach territory. some of them situated. it is not the kind of island environment where you think of yourselves as having ocean on the sides and i was born and raised here on staten island and so were my mom and dad. staten island has had a feeling of what you had said. the complete opposite. there was never a threat. people never thought that there would be problems with the tides. here on staten island. and i think that is what caught a lot of people off guard here on staten island was that we never thought something like this could happen. we do have many beautiful houses and beautiful community that is are on the coast lines of our island. and we never thought there would be a problem like this. and i think that caught a lot of people off guard. >> michael cusik thank you very much for joining us tonight. tomorrow night, msnbc will host a concert and telethon to raise money for the american red cross relief efforts. you can see it right
. this is experience from the past that's helping us in this current environment. >> philadelphia mayor michael nutter. thank you so much. again, and good luck as daylight comes. >> thank you. >> and you guys are going to have a lot of work to do. the federal government has declared a number of states of emergency including an emergency in pennsylvania. this afternoon the president said officials would be ready to help as soon as the storm passes. >> we have prepositioned assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. we're making sure that food and water and emergency generation is available for those communities that are going to be hardest hit. transportation is going to be tied up for a long time and probably the most significant impact for a lot of people in addition to flooding is going to getting power back on. the fact is a lot of emergency crews are not going to be able to get into position to start restoring power until some of these winds have died down. you know, this is going to be a big storm. it's going to be a difficult storm. the great thing about
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